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" I can't disagree with you," he replied.
" Then, Glaucon," i said, "whenever you fall in with the admirers of Homer, who tell you that this poet has been the educator of Greece, and that on questions of human conduct and culture you ought to read and study Homer, and order your whole life according to his teachings, you must be friendly and kind to such people, since they are as good as they know how to be, and admit Homer to be the most poetical and first of tragic poets; but you must be sure that only such poems as are hymns to the Gods or praises of good men are to be received into our State. For if you admit the honeyed muse, in the form of songs and epic verse, pleasure and pain will rule in our State instead of law and reason, which by common consent have ever been deemed best."
" Very true," he said.

CHAPTER VIII.
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